movies, woody allen

"That’s a good terminal. I’ve thrown up there."

Reasons to like Play It Again Sam:

  1. The Casablanca references, obviously. A film nerd’s dream. 
  2. It takes place in San Francisco. I like to believe that Woody Allen, as the writer, choose SF as the setting solely so he could get the last scene right. Watch it and you’ll see what I mean. 
  3. It was the first film pairing of Woody Allen and Diane Keaton.
  4. Not to mention…Diane Keaton. She’s just the best. 
  5. The charming outdatedness of Tony Roberts’ character always calling his office to give the phone number of the place he’s currently staying. How did people survive without cell phones??

I don’t know what’s more hilarious, the spot-on dialogue or Woody’s slapstick humor. This clip has a perfect combo of both:

And of course, who wouldn’t want their own personal Bogey to give dating advice…
I can’t believe it took me this long to see this movie. The thing about Woody Allen films is that there’s so many it seems impossible for any one person to have seen them all. And that’s awesome, because it means I’ll be discovering equally hilarious movies for a loooong time…
Advertisements

2 thoughts on “"That’s a good terminal. I’ve thrown up there."

  1. Speaking of outdatedness, I've recently decided that I'm gonna jump into the world of RSS feeds because I need to read more and it's great how it organizes all the websites I check!

    I was surprised to see blogs from friends still in my google reader and that you still write on yours!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s